family Chinchillidae

noun
small bushy-tailed South American burrowing rodents
Syn: ↑Chinchillidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal family
Member Holonyms: ↑Hystricomorpha, ↑suborder Hystricomorpha
Member Meronyms:

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